The Destiny of the Species
If it is true that all men and women share an inexplicable ache for eternity, how much more ought the believer to recognize this longing and give expression to it?
There's a not-so-subtle irony in the fact that our education system promotes the idea to our nation's young people that they are little more than highly evolved animals, and then, when little Johnny grows up and behaves like one, we conclude that his real problem is his lack of education.
The idea that man is simply a product of his past, the cumulative effect of genes and environment, is one way to tell the human story, but it utterly fails to take into account the most profound aspect of man's psyche. If man were ...